Average Salary for University of Maryland (UMD) Employees

Operating out of College Park, Md., University of Maryland (UMD) employs talent in positions ranging from Assistant Professor to Postdoctoral Research Associate. The average employee at University of Maryland (UMD) takes home $52K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for University of Maryland (UMD) employees is your experience level, though your job title and where you live play a role as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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1132 Regents Drive
College Park, Maryland 20740


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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $55K annually. The largest fraction of University of Maryland (UMD) people (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $46K per year on average.


Human Resources Managers earn the highest median pay at about $85K annually, followed by Creative Directors ($75K), Assistant Professors (approximately $75K), and Librarians ($71K). On the lower end are Admissions Counselors at approximately $39K on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $69K per year) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Rockville, Md. ($62K), Baltimore, Md. (about $55K), and the company's headquarter city of College Park, Md. ($54K) are the next top-paying cities. Annapolis, Md. ranks low on the pay scale — at $45K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, University of Maryland (UMD) employees make the most in District of Columbia, earning around $74K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (about $74K per year) than those without credentials. Becoming a Certified ServSafe Food Handler can certainly pay off here; those folks make $46K on average. Regarding salaries and education, University of Maryland (UMD) pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Human Resources Management (HRM) the most — approximately $85K.


In this position, it pays to have Research Analysis in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $98K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; nearly one-eighth consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Counseling.

Benefits and Perks

Only 31 percent enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. University of Maryland (UMD) workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. A large number of workers receive health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for University of Maryland (UMD)


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51 %
$38,154 - $74,508
$34,004 - $85,246
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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